This Loud Morning David Cook must think the greatest era of rock history was between 1995 and 1999, when bands like Better Than Ezra and Our Lady Peace… 2011-06-28 David Cook Rock RCA
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This Loud Morning (2011)

David Cook | TOP OF THE 'MORNING' Cook borrows heavily from late '90s post-grunge sounds
TOP OF THE 'MORNING' Cook borrows heavily from late '90s post-grunge sounds

Details Release Date: Jun 28, 2011; Lead Performance: David Cook; Genre: Rock; Production: RCA

David Cook must think the greatest era of rock history was between 1995 and 1999, when bands like Better Than Ezra and Our Lady Peace pumped alt radio full of post-grunge jangle. Both of those bands' frontmen have co-writing credits on the former American Idol victor's second album, This Loud Morning, which too often uses closing-credits-of-a-Michael-Bay-movie bombast to suffocate otherwise sweet, sometimes whimsical experiments like the album-opening ''Circadian.'' B-

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Originally posted Jun 22, 2011 Published in issue #1161 Jul 01, 2011 Order article reprints
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